While Levi and I are card-carrying members of Team Handicraft, we love playing with technology for art as well. In doing our latest Lovebirds project for a square papercut frame (which will have its own blog post soon), we lit upon a second idea: what if there was a Lovebirds frame overlay for social media… Continue reading Lovebirds Frame of Mind: Instagram Digital Frame How-to
I love cookies, and you love cookies, and Muriel loves cookies, and there is a holiday. So into Blake’s Decorette Shop in Tigard we went in search of the perfect accessories for making fancy cookies with the templates we made. If you don’t want to make the trek there, they have an online store as… Continue reading Cookie Science!
One of the things about Levi that twitterpates me most is that it takes next-to-no prompting to get him to go on silly adventures with me. So when he came up for a visit last weekend, we immediately hopped in the car and drove out to the country for a good ol’ fashioned pumpkin hunt.… Continue reading Fun With Pumpkins
My set-up. Shark pencil case not required. My day job, for the last 14 years or so, has been as a manager and repairwoman in a violin shop, a trade that requires me to work with my hands. One of the most important lessons I’ve learned through my work is the value of good tools.… Continue reading Papercutting 101: The Tools of the Trade
Last weekend some friends of mine said their I dos in a lovely little nook of rural Washington. The perfect wedding gift? Papercuts, of course! It’s a chance to give loved ones something that you’ve put time and thought into. Something a little more heartfelt than a gift registry purchase. A piece of art that… Continue reading Wedding Tree